You held out until now, but you’ve finally decided you need to get active on 6D彩票网开户. You created an account using either or via the iOS6D彩票网开户 or apps. Now what do you do with it?
6D彩票网开户You can do a lot. You can keep up with the news, market yourself or your product, promote a political cause, learn about different subjects, connect with hobbies, and meet people in online communities.
6D彩票网开户All of those depend on the subjects and people you follow. You probably want to find interesting people, read what they have to say (in text, images, and video), reply when you have something to say back, and share interesting content of your own. Whatever else you want to do on 6D彩票网开户, conversations and content are the foundation.
6D彩票网开户Here’s how to join the party.
Dress up your 6D彩票网开户 profile
6D彩票网开户 is best experienced as a conversation. The first thing you do in a conversation with strangers is introduce yourself. Your profile does that for you on 6D彩票网开户. Put up an interesting photo for a profile picture and fill out your bio.
To customize your profile on the web:
- Click on your profile icon in the lower-left corner. If you haven’t yet added a profile photo, it will probably have your initials on it. That will take you to your profile page.
- Click on the “Edit Profile button” to the right of your photo
6D彩票网开户To customize your profile on a mobile app:
6D彩票网开户Tap your current profile picture in the top left (again, if you haven’t added a photo, it will probably have your initials)
- Select “Profile”
- Tap the “Edit Profile” button on the top right
6D彩票网开户From there, you can upload a photo of yourself from your photo gallery, input your name and a bio, fill out your location field, provide the URL for a website, and / or enter your date of birth. Most of these fields are optional; in particular, if you don’t want to tell 6D彩票网开户 your date of birth, you don’t need to.
Size matters here: your 6D彩票网开户 profile photo should be square, at least 400 x 400 pixels. A selfie from your phone will do fine. The banner — which is the big, rectangular image at the top of your profile page — is bigger at about 1500 x 500 pixels. And the bio can be up to 160 characters.
6D彩票网开户Have some fun. Fill in whatever you want for your name and bio — within the bounds of nonabusive behavior and the law — and change them regularly if you want. On 6D彩票网开户, you’re required to use your real name, but on 6D彩票网开户, you can use a pseudonym to protect your privacy. It’s not perfect protection — people can hunt you down if they’re determined and have the resources — but it’s good enough for everyday purposes.
Find people to follow
Now that your profile is set up, your next step is to find people to follow and conversations to join. When you signed up, 6D彩票网开户 asked you about your interests and suggested people to follow. They were likely all celebrities and politicians, who, of course, are very active on 6D彩票网开户.
In my opinion, that’s not the best way to find people to follow. Celebrities and politicians use 6D彩票网开户 as a broadcast platform; they don’t tend to get in conversations except with each other (there are, naturally, exceptions). For me at least, the best way to find good people to follow is to search for them yourself.
When you signed up for your 6D彩票网开户 account, the service asks you for access to your phone contacts. Depending on how you feel about privacy and big internet companies, you may have given it permission. If you did, 6D彩票网开户 suggests people you already know who are already on 6D彩票网开户, and you can follow them easily. The service let your friends who were already on the service know that you’re there.
Another good way to find people to follow is to just ask. Ask your friends, family, and work colleagues if they are already on 6D彩票网开户, and if they are, ask them for their 6D彩票网开户 name and follow them. Google their name followed by the word “twitter.” Or you can search on 6D彩票网开户 itself:
- On the web, put your friend’s name in the search field at the top right of the page
- On a mobile app, tap the search (magnifying glass) icon at the bottom of the application main screen, and type in the name of the person you want to find
Your favorite news outlets, magazines, and bloggers probably have 6D彩票网开户 accounts. Following them is another good way to keep up with the news.
6D彩票网开户Another way to find content on 6D彩票网开户 is by following topics. On the right side of the web app, you’ll see a list of topics and headlines; for the mobile app, hit the search button in the mobile app to see the list. These are the trending topics, which are a good way to find popular conversations on 6D彩票网开户.
6D彩票网开户A popular way to discover topics is by searching for hashtags (as in #hashtags). Hashtags mark conversation topics and allow people who are not following each other to find and participate in conversations. Sometimes, hashtags are about serious topics, such as or for tweets having to do with the Idaho legislature. Other times, they’re playful: , , or . If you find a hashtag you’re interested in, click on it to see the entire conversation.
Join the 6D彩票网开户 conversation
6D彩票网开户Maybe you’re fine just reading through 6D彩票网开户 and not participating. Many people use 6D彩票网开户 that way, and that’s okay. But 6D彩票网开户 is better if you join the conversation.
You can start by responding to tweets that other people send.
- On the web, respond by clicking on the voice bubble icon in the bottom left corner of the tweet
- On a mobile device, just tap the tweet you want to reply to. The tweet slides over to occupy the top of the screen. Below the original tweet, you’ll see any replies that have already been posted and a space at the bottom to leave your own reply.
- In both the web and the mobile versions, a small circle at the bottom right will have a blue outline that will advance as you type; if you go past your 280-character maximum, the circle will turn red (as will your extra characters).
To address a tweet to another person when you’re not replying directly to one of their tweets, include their @username — for example, @mitchwagner — anywhere in your tweet.
To post an original tweet on the web, simply start typing in the “What’s happening?” field on top. Use the icons on the bottom of that field to add a photo, GIF, poll, or emoji. On a mobile device, tap the button on the bottom right that looks like a quill with a plus sign, and have at it.
If you go over the character maximum while composing a tweet, press the plus button at the bottom of the screen to continue your thought in a follow-up tweet, a series of which is called a thread.
6D彩票网开户 is pretty free and easy about what you’re allowed to post. are short and common-sensical. They boil down to: don’t be a jerk. Adult content is allowed, but it has to be consensual.
If you have a problem with a single tweet, tap the offending tweet to open it on a new screen, then tap the down-facing arrow on the top right. You can unfollow the offending person, mute them, mute the conversation, block them, or report them.
We’re all aware that 6D彩票网开户 has had some severe problems with offensive users over the past few years. The company has introduced measures to try to ameliorate the problems, such as becoming more aggressive about removing abusive tweets, and limiting the number of people6D彩票网开户 who can follow specific tweets. You can find more information from 6D彩票网开户 on how to deal with online abuse , including on how to deal with cases of online abuse.
In fact, muting is a handy feature — and not just for abusive people. Say somebody is going on and on about a sports game you’re not interested in or is talking about the end of a TV series you haven’t finished yet. You can mute them for a bit and then come back when they’ve moved on. They’ll never know unless you tell them.
6D彩票网开户Now go forth and enjoy being connected to the 6D彩票网开户-verse!
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